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  1. Terry Callery

    Terrific new book about Saint James

    There is a very excellent book just released titled "Saint James the Greater in History, Art and Culture." I just read it and gave it a five star rating on Amazon. The author is William Farina. My review of the book: "The myth of Saint James may have changed history by launching the...
  2. Terry Callery

    Giving Up on the Primitivo

    I am writing this from Lugo, as I have just taken the bus from Fonsagrada where I stopped walking the Primitivo after 8 days on the Camino. In that entire time, I saw just one other pilgrim. The thing that makes this such a stunningly beautiful walk, which is the jaw-dropping mythic landscapes...
  3. Terry Callery

    Take a Screen Shot to Use as a Map

    I will be doing the Oviedo to Lugo section of the Primitivo leaving in just two weeks. Alas...there is not John Brierley guide book (with his terrific maps) for this Camino route. I am stuck with the Spanish "Editorial Buen Camino" book that also has the Norte route as well as the English...
  4. Terry Callery

    "You Can't Get There From Here!"

    There is a running joke we Mainers tell about the tourist from New York City who stops to ask directions from a local fisherman. "How do I get to Boothbay Harbor?" queries the city slicker. The old fisherman scratches his head and begins to point South and says you head that-a-way....no...naw...
  5. Terry Callery

    Keeping a Journal for a Richer Camino Experience

    I had occasion to speak this week to a pilgrim who lives near me in Maine about my experience on the Portuguese Camino. I had walked from Lisbon (only 1% of all pilgrims getting compostelas start there) in February finishing on Saint Patrick's Day in March. These are some of the least traveled...
  6. Terry Callery

    Camino Book Uncrowded Portuguese Route Camino Experience [Paid]

    Terry Callery submitted a new resource: Uncrowded Winter Camino Experience - Portuguese Camino - In Search of the Infinite Moment Read more about this resource...
  7. Terry Callery

    Camino Elitist

    Recently I published a book about my experience walking the Camino Frances and I was surprise by a recent negative review of the book from a veteran Camino pilgrim. I was very honest in the book both about my recent divorce as a motivating factor to undertake the pilgrimage and about my...

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